Gram Negative Spiral
Diarrhea caused by Campylobacter jejuni is:
|A||A zoonotic disease|
|B||Caused by a toxin resembling cholera toxin|
|C||Caused due to Shigella like penetration|
|D||All are true|
C.jejuni causes gastroenteritis in humans.
a. It is a zoonotic infection, as the organism is found in feces of various animals like poultry, cattle, sheep etc.
b. Infection occurs by consumption of foods like poultry, raw milk etc. Incubation period is 2-7 days.
c. Mechanism of gastroenteritis includes invasion of the intestinal epithelial cells like Shigella and production of enterotoxins and cytotoxins